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Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> woodruff: meanwhile, republican mitt romney returned to the campaign trail today with three events in florida. the g.o.p. presidential nominee also mentioned the ongoing recovery in the northeast. >> this is... this is quite a time for the country, as you know. we're... we're going through trauma in a major part of the country, a kind of trauma you've experienced here in florida more than once. and... a it's interesting to see how people come together in a circumstance like this. we've seen folks from all over the country step forward and... and offer contributions. >> woodruff: bumps in the recovery were evident in new york city late today, where the public, bellevue hospital , started evacuating about 500 patients because of deteriorating conditions. >> ifill: and for more on fill a short time ago vernor cmo said laguaia area will open for flights tomorrow morning. today's developments, we're joined again tonight by warren levinson of the associated press. he's been making his way around new york city today, and is just back from a trip to the evacuated bellevue hospital. warren,
Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
a sharp dig at governor romney earlier today, wolf, take a listen. >> in the closing weeks of this campaign governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. the very same policies we've been cleaning up after for the past four years. and he is offering them up as change. >> reporter: wolf, the rest of his remarks are mostly focused on the contrast message, his vision for the economy versus governor romney's. and he really closed by emphasizing what he called cynicism. the cynicism in his view of governor romney's policies he said that governor romney is making a bet that americans will try to vote for a cynical view that americans want to go back to what didn't work in the past because they're just so sick of the squabbling. that's also the title of a new ad that the obama campaign is releasing today, wolf. >> all right. we'll stay in close touch, jessica yellin out on the campaign trail covering the president in these final five days. governor romney's also back in full campaign mode. he's n
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's. >> the romney model is the more common model for presidential campaigns. usually you find people around the country who are influential and wealthy and have lots of friends and you encourage them to give contributions in bundles, to collect unlimited contributions from their associates and friends and businesses and that will generate significant amounts of money. it's been a bit of a problem for the romney campaign this year. once you've got a $5,000, you are finished with that person, then you have to find a new one. you cannot go back over and over to the same people, the way the obama campaign as for those giving $20 or $50. that means you constantly need to spread the effort. this is the first time really, since 1972, that this campaign has been completely privately financed. there was public money in the presidential campaign from 1976 through 2004 for both candidates and for the matt cain campaign even in 2008. so it's a different world and there's a lot more fund-raising going on these days than before. host: now on the democratic line, margot,. caller: thanks for taking my call
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Oct 29, 2012 8:00am PDT
will be talking to people across the country about what those changes will look like. let me mention once you today. it relates to taxes. this is kind of a detailedc. let me just put this into perspective. jenna: governor romney and his speech in ohio today, we just learned from his campaign that he will move on to iowa, but that he is canceling his events tonight and tomorrow -- wisconsin tonight and a kantian thought tomorrow. due to sensitivity of the hurricane, hurricane sandy, that we are watching closely. if you would like to keep an eye on the governor, he says anything about the storm, we will bring that to you. in the meantime, we will get back to some of our hurricane coverage. jon scott is in lower manhattan. jon: you can still see the statue of liberty at the new york harbor here, but we are getting more rain and wind. when the storm gets here, it's not going to be very pretty. perhaps six to 11-foot storm surge right here in lower manhattan. that is why this zone has been ordered evacuated. evacuated by the mayor of the city. all along the eastern seaboard, 50 million people are
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
at minnesota. they see it as a sign of desperation. the romney camp says absolutely not. it's a sign that the race is closing all over the country. at this point having the 74th rally in ohio isn't going to move a lot of voters. having the first rally in pennsylvania in months could move voters. in terms of bang for the buck they think they have more impact in pennsylvania. look, in the end, somebody is spinning, somebody isn't, we'll find out on tuesday who is bluffing and who isn't. martha: that's why we are keeping notes and conversations we are having with people to see who turns out to be right because it so intensely vote. i wanted to ask you about the undecided vote. when you look at the numbers it looks like independent voters, at least, have been trending toward romney, at least in the fox news poll, and you think about those late breakers, which tend to go for the nonincumbent in these races, and it's really at orders i odds in what we're seeing with the overall likely voter polls. you wonder what it is going to turn out being true about this. >> the romney camp thinks it's
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
together, all across the country, even here in ohio. >> reporter: still, romney did not entirely abandon politics. >> the people of the entire nation are counting on ohio because my guess is -- my guess is that if ohio votes me in as president, i'll be the next president of the united states. >> reporter: both candidates have cancelled all of their own public events for today. the president was supposed to be in colorado and wisconsin, and mr. romney had planned to be in new hampshire, but this doesn't mean the campaigns are not still battling below the radar. the latest flashpoint, a romney tv ad running in ohio making this claim about jeep. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> reporter: campaigning in ohio with former president clinton, vice president biden blasted the ad as false. >> chrysler has fellow bliged to go public and say there is no truth to this. jeep has no intention of shifting production of its jeep models out of north america to china. >> reporter: and while mitt romney is technically not c
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
excited four years ago. >> reporter: meanwhile, fervent supporters at the romney rally often have their own nuanced motivations. are you more motivated by wanting obama to lose? >> wanting obama to lose, most definitely. he let the whole country down. >> reporter: candidates appreciate any kind of support. but the more unconditional and enthusiastic that support is, the more likely that voter will go to the polls, and voter turnouts on november 6th will be critical. romney's strategists have the concern that the perceived lack of their candidate's competitiveness could ultimately lead to less enthusiasm and therefore a lower turnout. so the message being emphasized to the gop base is that romney can win. and that makes the message from obama's strategists all the more interesting. in order to increase democratic enthusiasm, they have the very same message. romney can win this. a new obama ad is basically trying to frighten democrats into making sure they vote. reminding them of the disputed 2000 election. >> 537. the number of votes that changed the course of american history. >>
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2012 9:20am EDT
across the country are concerned about the potential impact of hurricane sandy. this is a serious and big storm. charles: and also appears to be slowing town mitt romney's momentum. the latest gallup has romney up 4 points, 50-46 down one point from the previous poll and the latest rasmussen poll has romney romney by 3. we'll get the new number from scott rasmussen shortly and the washington poll, romney with a 1 point lead for the third consecutive day and a lot of people are talking about the controversial ad featuring, actress lena dunham. >> and of anybody, we want to do it with a great guy, it should be with a guy with beautiful, who understands women. >> and andrea, what congresswoman marsha blackburn. a young actress voting for the essential october is offensive to me for millions of women and to the stature and the office you hold. andrea, obviously, those comments to president obama. >> i think she's right. if you look at all of the attacks that the obama camp launched up until this point a lot of them have been classless, called mitt romney a liar, called him a felon and tried t
FOX Business
Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
the auto bailout is a problem for governor mitt romney. there is a huge auto lease for mitt romney or it is the argument the obama folks are making great the economy in ohio is just as bad as it is anywhere else in the country and our arguments are getting her there. we have the momentum in ohio, and i i guess we will figured out tuesday night. thank you both. ashley: could superstorm sandy reinforce social media's importance the importance during a crisis or natural disaster? it seem so. but not without pickups. dennis kneale covering that story and he joins us now. reporter: hello, ashley. for all the damage caused by sandy, this horrible hurricane may mean a windfall for twitter. many took to the social networking site to keep tabs on hurricane sandy. local governments and the stormont has been values. 9 million on my conversations about hurricane sandy occurred in a single day on twitter. tuesday, a hash tag sandy got more than 4 million post from 400,000 accounts according to a tracking firm called radium six. they reached an audience of more than 3 billion people. this is wha
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
caused sandy. they were taken out. now with that, here's mitt romney. >> america will come roaring back if we do what we have done from the very beginning of the country which is to unleash the freedom and the freedoms of the american people and let them pursue their dreams so my plan is based on five key steps to gethe economy goin u ha are. number one, take full advantage of the oil, coal, gasoline and renewables. this is -- this is kind of our economy's ace in the hole right now because someone discovered not just how to drill in to the earth but then horizontally and tap in to pockets of oil and gas so we have more than we thought we had and by virtue of that technology we can have north america energy independence within eight years. that means jobs. that means jobs here in the energy sector as well as in manufacturing. manufacturing uses a lot of energy. and energy here will be abundant and inexpensive and so manufacturing's going to come back. by the way, energy jobs and manufacturing jobs, they create hospitality jobs and restaurant jobs. this is a big plus for us and taking ful
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am EDT
and the white house announced that canceling events in ohio to monitor the situation. governor romney not sure of his schedule yet. back to you. >> all right, rich edson back in washington where the focus of what's going to happen for the rest of the country the next couple of days, we're getting, right now, everybody, some new pictures in from lower manhattan and it's right around the new york stock exchange. this is fox business, our own producer telling us the entire area does seem very secure, which is good news. the streets in lower manhattan right now, mostly still deserted and people start today walk around a little bit and also says, you can see some of the video here, and it began into the exchange used for generation power for tomorrow's hopeful opening, we believe it's going to open. new details of course on the markets opening tomorrow with charlie gasparino sitting right next to me, charlie. we're getting the video. cheryl: right. >> what do you make of the big pump going into the nyse. >> i think there's a 99.99% chance that the new york stock exchange is going to open. i mean, l
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
hurricane relief effort. the romney campaign loaded supplies on the bus in virginia to prepare to deliver them to local storm centers after the storm hits. >> i know right now some people in the country are nervous about the storm to hit the coast. our thoughts are with those people, and our prayers are with the people in harm's way. >> reporter: safety. >> fact is, keeping people alive first. >> reporter: will the storm impact the race? >> well, i hope it's not going to affect the voters by election day. >> reporter: it could. in virginia where there's a virtual tie, voters who may be affected by the storm can now vote absentee in person. while storm preparations have been going on, so has the campaign. the president in nashville and new hampshire reminded voters of fees that went up while romney was the governor of massachusetts. >> he raised fees to get a birth certificate which would have been expensive for me. >> reporter: afterwards, he made a stop at a common man's pub. >> to america. doesn't matter what party. >> and already this once in a lifetime storm has significantly affected
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
to be a slow-moving process through a wide swath of the country, and millions of people are going to be affected, so the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. do not delay. don't pause. don't question the instructions that are being given because this is a serious storm, and it could potentially have fatal consequences if people haven't acted quickly. the good news is that the governors and local officials i think have had a few days of preparation. there's been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal, and local governments, and so we're confident that the assets are prepositioned for an effective response in the aftermath of the storm, but keep in mind that for folks who are not following instructions, if you are not evacuating when you have been asked to evacuate, you're putting first responders at danger. we're going to have to have search and rescue teams in and around multiple states all at the same time, and although
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Nov 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
this great country. god bless the people of wisconsin. thank you, used. you guys are the best. thank you. jenna: governor romney giving what his campaign is calling the closing argument in the campaign. speaking 25 minutes before heading to ohio. very important swing states. governor romney saying real change is measured not in words but real achievements. for what it is worth the president also speaking earlier today also picking up on that tone of change, saying that the governor is a talented salesman who is trying to repackage the change of old and make it new. so a lot of conversation about who is bringing in the real change maybe a good question for our panel who are with jon now on the other end of our studio. jon? jon: that's right. they have heard the speeches. let's get a fair and balanced debate underway about the closing arguments. joining us now, monica crowley, talk show host on the left and julie roginsky former political advisor to new jersey senator frank lautenberg and fox news contributor. assess the closing arguments. both candidates were tougher on their opponents i
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
of schedule. mitt romney cancelled his weekend events in virginia instead spending sunday with his running mate paul ryan on a bus tour through ohio. >> know right now some people in the country are a little nervous about a storm about to hit the coast and our thoughts and prayers are with the people who will find themselves in harm's way. >> reporter: the president is flexing the muscle of incumbency. he spent you sunday afternoon at fema headquarters in washington. >> we want to make sure we're anticipating and leaning forward into making sure that we got the best possible response to what is going to be a big and messy system. >> reporter: asked whether the storm could affect early voting the president said that remains to be seen. >> we don't anticipate that at this point but we'll take a look. >> reporter: the storm has shaken up the campaign calendar. the president's only event is in orlando after which he'll return to the white house. vice president biden cut short a new hampshire campaign swing diverting to ohio. >> the last thing the president and i want to do is campaigning getti
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
time. so -- hopefully your thoughts and prayers will join with mine and people across the country as you think about those folks that are in harm's way. >> reporter: earlier in the day northern ohio romney struck a somber tone. >> lot of people are enduring very difficult times. and our hearts and our prayers go to them. as we think about how tough it is going throb. >> reporter: he also asked supporters to help those along the east coast with donations to organizations like the red cross. but the storm is taking romney off the trail at a critical time after a rise in poll numbers and surging momentum. he canceled rallies in swing states like ohio iowa wisconsin, new hampshire, and virginia. states where a bipartisan message to appeal to independents and undecided voters. with the hurricane romney toned down his criticism of the president but continued to push his name if elected he would reach across the aisle. >> i will meet regularly with democrat leadership republican leadership, work for the common interests of the people of america. put the interes
Nov 2, 2012 10:00am EDT
: i will do that if you allow me to complete my comments. host: go ahead. caller: this country is based on so-called christianity. i will tell you this, if they choose mitt romney, who believed that jesus was not borne by the holy spirit -- host: we are going to save the religious lesson for another day. on the republican line, chris, your review on at the election in the state of new york. caller: i feel very lonely as a republican in new york. i would like to make comments on michael bloomberg. you referred to him as governor bloomberg, he is the mayor. it is focused on climate change. mr. bloomberg is supposed to be a business expert. it says nothing about the future of this country under president obama's second administration. and something else about michael bloomberg. staten island is in ruins. one-third of manhattan is without power for five days. he will have the new york city marathon start in staten island and run throughout the five boroughs through the midst of devastation. it is more than that, it is elitism. i appreciate your callers that call and with their reli
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
that right now some people in the country are nervous about a storm about to hit the coast. and our thoughts and players are with the people who find them says in harm's way. [ applause ] >> reporter: on sunday in ohio mitt romney and paul ryan took a break from their campaign message to talk about hurricane sandy barreling toward the east coast. >> let's today when we get home put in our prayers the people who are on the east coast, in the wake of this big storm that's coming. [ applause ] >> let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> reporter: the hurricane caused romney to cancel three rallies sunday in the battleground state of virginia and to make available his campaign bus to distribute supplies. romney then headed to another must-win state ohio, where ryan was already campaigning. >> i know they're chant human being -- chanting "nine more years," but we're chanting "nine more days." >> nine more days! >> reporter: recent polls averaged together show romney trailing the president by two points. in sunday the state's republican governor john kasi
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Oct 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
of the biggest media markets in the state, tampa and orlando. tomorrow mitt romney comes to florida, he's got three stops, one of them is in tampa. jon: seems like it's rare this a hurricane that causes destruction in this country doesn't visit florida, but hurricane sandy really didn't do much to that state. you've got early voting underway, no problems right now, as far as weather goes, right? >> no problems as far as weather, but early voting which began last saturday and will end this coming saturday, huge wait times, long waits. people are not complaining, there are no problems but i just checked the miami-dade elections website. some of their sites have three-hour wait times. people are waiting to line for three hours to vote early. the weather down here is great today. jon: why the interest? i'm just curious, why not if you've got a three-hour wait why not come back on election day or something like this and cast your ballot then? >> yeah, that is a good point. people, especially democrats, more than republicans, the statistics bear that out, republicans prefer to vote by mail or absen
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
:50, and you're watching a special edition of fox 5 morning news, we'll be right back. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> all right well of course we will have much more storm watch coverage in just a moment, first though, the giants closed out the world series in detroit. >> marco singled home the breaking run in the tenth inning for san francisco. to go up by a run, and then reliever romo looked to close it out. >> 2-2 pitch. got him, and the giants have won it all. >> there it is. the san francisco giants complete the sweep of the tigers with a 4-3 win in ten innings. pablo sandoval was named se
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
campaign events. >>> meantime, romney says he will not be campaigning today either. however, he will be holding a storm relief event in ohio where he will be joined eed by race driver richard petty and country sing singer. >>> massachusetts candidates brown and warren announced they would not attend a scheduled debate. they both say that efforts should be focused on disaster relief. >> appreciate it, zoraida. dan lothian, i want to talk to you about what zoraida was just talking about. many people, including those campaigning, say we're going to put the campaign on hold as we focus on disaster relief. what can you tell us about that? >> the campaign itself is not on hold but the president's travel plans have been put on pause, not only yesterday but today as well. i did reach out to a campaign official who told me that it's still up in the air. they have not nailed down whether the president, in fact, will head become out on the campaign trail. as you know, the president all this week, into the big push into election day this stops planned in all of these key battleground state
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the campaign to focus in on the disaster affecting so many millions of people. mitt romney converted a planned campaign rally into a relief event in ohio. watch. >> we have heavy hearts, as you know, with all the suffering going on in a major part of our country. hurting this morning. they were hurting last night, and the storm goes on. i've had the chance to speak with some of the governors in the affected areas, and they've talked about a lot of people having hard times. and i appreciate the fact that people right here in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store, i so e, and purchased some things that these families will need and i appreciate your generosity. >> president obama, who canceled campaign events a to the start of the week to return to washington made an unannounced visit to the american red cross headquarters today, and will visit a disaster area tomorrow. let's go to our white house correspondent, dan lothian. dan, tell us what's going on. >> and that disaster area that you're talking about, wolf, the president will be going to new jersey tomorrow, to tour the
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
the president. that paper endorse ed barack oba in 2008. and we're getting late word that mitt romney and paul ryan will kick off a four-day tour starting on friday. they'll be joined by their wimps and some 100 other surrogates will be standing out around the country, condoleezza rice, bobby jindal and senator marco rubio of florida. >> talk about a final push. >> we guarantee it for barack obama, too, we just don't have the details yet. and tuesday is election night. finally you will want to join cnn's live coverage of election night in america beginning at 6:00 p.m. eastern time. it's upon us. next tuesday night. >> in the dark with candles. hopefully not. back to our starting point this morning. states from north carolina are still dealing with power outages from superstorm sandy. cory booker has been out on the streets of newark, new jersey, helping residents there. also taking requests. he joins us by phone now. what do you think the biggest problem is in your state? is it power outages? >> well, definitely the power outages. we're starting to get back to many residents but we still have
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
export-led growth in this country, we need a rebalancing in this country. that is what the increase in manufacturing and export production is all about, but we need to go further and faster and, that >> join us later tonight when mitt romney speaks at a campaign rally in jacksonville, florida. he is joined by former governor jeb bush. what's outlined in a p.m. eastern on c-span. >> you know, indiana has made incredible progress over the last few years. we have made balanced budgets during all those years. now we have the largest budget surplus that we have ever had in our history. it will make it possible to strengthen our budget reserves and i believe that we can cut taxes. but john, you just said did we pay for things in indiana. okay? but when you were speaker of the house for five of the six years, indiana ran deficits. when mitch daniels came into power just couple of years later, indiana was $700 million in debt and have a deficit of $820 million. that's are stubborn things. i would just like to know for my colleagues how we will make sure to preserve the physical integrity of
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
are the arguments? >> at this point i think everybody knows the arguments. i think the country is ready to have the election over, matt, and they've pretty much made up their minds. we'll see. governor romney today is going to have everybody but his third cousin in ohio with him. they're going to have enormous push, designed to get people out at that time. the ground game, everybody acknowledges president obama which is run out of chicago is very sophisticated. they identified their groups, know how to get in touch with them. that's what we have to wait and see. as chuck said earlier, when we get the jobs report today, if it spikes up sharply, that's what worries obama people more than anything else. >> if the unemployment number goes up. >> if it goes up sharply, that's a big problem for them. if it stays about where it is, the country has become accustomed that this is a long slog. if it goes up sharply, who knows. that's what makes presidential politics and tuesday next week for us not only exciting but important to pay attention. and i do think they're paying attention now. >> it could be a
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
romney is speaking. >> this election will have enormous consequences. i want to thank ricky scaggs for entertaining you before we got here. he has done quite a job. he has been traveling with us around the country and helping us at events. it's just marvelous to have folks from the entertainment community out there singing and performing to make sure people are coming and listening to our message. just a note also about the tragedies of the last several days. as you know, the extraordinary storm that hit a great part of the atlantic coast did not hit as hard here as it might have. but across other parts of the country, it hit very hard. a lot of people lost their lives. a lot of families have been devastated. a lot of homes have been lost and property lost, and our hearts go out to the people who are suffering. please make sure, if you have an extra dollar or more than that, to assembled send it along to the red cross or salvation army or some other relief effort to make sure we show the world and our neighbors how much we care. we love those in need. >>> there are other things yo
Oct 29, 2012 8:30am EDT
or arguably legitimate. let me follow up with that question. do you think mitt romney should release his tax records? dold: i do. schneider: i think this is an issue of trying to avoid the real challenges we face as a country. we need to have a conversation focusing on jobs and our education system back to leading the world, focusing on making sure we bring manufacturing and health care. >> moderator: let's open the conversation with this question in congressman's dold do you believe the tax cuts for the wealthy stimulate the economy? dold: i believe in keeping tax rates low will be helpful. president obama 2010 said in a fragile economy we should not be raising rates. that is when the economy was growing at 3.5%. the economy today is growing at 1.5% and they had to readjust it to 1.3%. as my opponent and previous debate how raising taxes would help more people get employed and how would help small businesses that are struggling right now to make ends meet. how it would help them hire that next individual and frankly t
Oct 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
, i'm going go off on a digression here. the election that we're having right now in the country, should not be close. okay. barack obama should by all rights by wiping the floor with romney. the fact we are near to electing an investment banker president four years after the financial crisis is astonishing to me. how is it even possible? you know, what made it possible was that the reason barack obama hasn't built up a roosevelt lead and hasn't, you know, won democratic majority and commerce last for forty years in the way roosevelt did, he never took the steps roosevelt did. he never tackled the situation directly. it's not just the bank bailout. that's the biggest failure. it's across the board. there was no direct federal hiring to deal with unemployment. we got a form of national health insurance. but come on, we got bob dole's plan. [laughter] you know. so, you know, okay. i don't know if i answered your question or not. [laughter] >> i can feel myself wandering off in to place i don't really want to be. hopefully we'll get to that in the question time. >> i'm depressed i f
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm EDT
to washington, what do you take away? >> i believe that mitt romney will be the next president but if president obama is reelected, i will work with them and i will work to move the ball down the field economically for the state and our country. if the voters of the state of ohio go in that direction, they don't want a rubber-stamp, the votes for his party 98% of the time. >> i think if this happens, people sitting back and say, sharon brown -- sherrod brown is his own guy. he fights for his district and i would guess -- it could be a mixed message. but of course i'd work with mitt romney. i can recite a dozen cases we have made this way. >> the coin toss -- i think i got this right, mr. mandel? >> i was inspired to join the marine corps by my grandparents. one of my grandfathers was liberated by allied troops and the other served in the air force. we can debate like this and we can disagree but when the debate is over. we will shake hands. there will not be any punches thrown or shots fired, nobody will be in jail. but in places throughout the world, that is what happens. the rock the world, p
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Oct 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
the country demand. which candidate could force the compromises in congress to achieve the goals. when the question is framed in those terms, mitt romney emerges as the stronger candidate and the sentence stuck out for me, the president's best efforts to resuscitate the stumbling economy have fallen short and nothing indicates it would change in a second term. >> steve: because we haven't heard of a plan. >> alisyn: and what steve alluded to is interesting, the back story of what led up to this endorsement is interesting because they say they repeatedly tried to get president obama to come and sit down with them. this is what presidents do, generally come down and sit down with the editorial-- >> on the record. >> alisyn: they tried and tried and said despite the president's visits, 28 times, to their state on the campaign trail, he never could make time for them. >> clayton: is this a slapdown. >> steve: their way of saying, hey, he later came out and said he would talk to the editorial board and later he called and was talking to the publisher and the editor on the phone saying i'd r
Nov 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
for "politico" and "morning joe" by "c mag" which captures and counts every tv ad in the country. we've known for a long time that the obama campaign was putting more resources into the ground war. partly because they had two years, four years to build their ground war. and romney had a very short time after the primaries. but in every single swing state, the obama campaign has two, three times the number of offices in the states to deploy volunteers that romney has. but a very underreported and underappreciated phenomenon that's going on in these battleground states is that the obama campaign also has air superiority. we so often look at what's being spent. but if you're sitting in your living room, if you're a swing voter, what's being spent doesn't really matter to you. it's what you're seeing. and c-mac calculated that in the last week in these battleground states, the obama campaign had more than twice as many spots on the air as the romney campaign did. so for every obama campaign ad that you see in ohio or virginia, you're going to see half as many romney ads. 17,000 romney ads to 36,0
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